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Old 05-05-2011, 01:16 PM
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Ah, fuck it, I think I've been over-analyzing "Fast Five". I guess I'll just have to make due with the fact that American teens enjoy these kinds of movies, and that for two generations of teens, the "Fast and the Furious" franchise has somehow earned a reputation for high-quality cheap thrills that allows the movies to remain so successful.

That being said, I'm still not seeing it in theaters. Maybe Blu Ray/Netflix, though.
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Old 05-05-2011, 01:31 PM
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Ah, fuck it, I think I've been over-analyzing "Fast Five". I guess I'll just have to make due with the fact that American teens enjoy these kinds of movies, and that for two generations of teens, the "Fast and the Furious" franchise has somehow earned a reputation for high-quality cheap thrills that allows the movies to remain so successful.

That being said, I'm still not seeing it in theaters. Maybe Blu Ray/Netflix, though.
If you're going to watch a movie with lots of car chases and explosions, you might as well just watch it in the theater to get the full effect.

I was tempted to go see Top Gun in the theater again this weekend for the same reason.
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I was tempted to go see Top Gun in the theater again this weekend for the same reason.
Top Gun? What, do you have your own theater where you decide what's playing or something?
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Top Gun? What, do you have your own theater where you decide what's playing or something?
Theaters show older movies all the time just for the hell of it
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Top Gun? What, do you have your own theater where you decide what's playing or something?
AMC had two showings over the weekend to celebrate the 25th anniversary. I was REALLY tempted to go, but I couldn't find anyone to go with.

http://www.amctheatres.com/topgun/
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Theaters show older movies all the time just for the hell of it
The one in my town doesn't.
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Old 05-05-2011, 06:26 PM
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The one in my town doesn't.
Growing up, there used to be one in the neighboring town, but I heard it was a super crappy theater. In college, they had an old theater that showed old movies (old as in they actually had an organ). I caught Casablanca there freshman year.
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The one in my town doesn't.
Move somewhere better
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This weekend, I going to watch a bunch of episodes of Lost on Netflix Instant.
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I'm watching Operation: Endgame on instant watch. It's suprisingly good for a direct-to-video flick
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